University of Poitiers
Sébastien Thibaudeau completed his PhD in Poitiers in 2002 under the guidance of Pr. Jean-Claude Jacquesy on the study of the behavior of Cinchona alkaloids natural products under superacid conditions. From 2002 to 2004 he got a Marie-Curie post-doctoral fellowship at chemistry department in Oxford University under the guidance of Pr. Véronique Gouverneur to work on fluorodesilylation methodologies. Recruited in 2004 as assistant professor, since 2015 he is full professor, head of the superacid group and co-leader of the organic synthesis team of the Institute of Chemistry of Poitiers (IC2MP). His current research is mainly focused on the use of superacid activation in organic and bio-organic chemistry.